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Anant National University, located in a lush green campus in Ahmedabad, is the India’s first Design University. It is committed to nurturing Solutionaries, people who are revolutionary in their thinking, but solution-oriented in their approach.


To prepare and empower Solutionaries who design, build and implement equitable and sustainable solutions for India and the world.


To become one of the top universities in India by 2025, leading in the fields of design, built habitat and sustainability, reputed for its Indian roots and global standing.

Anant National University at a glance

  • Established as a private university in 2016 by an Act of Legislature of State of Gujarat
  • International and national faculty for all programmes
  • Partnerships with leading international universities like University of Pennsylvania, University of Miami, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Sustain Labs Paris, Arizona State University and more
  • Multi-disciplinary curriculum for holistic learning
  • Emphasis on experiential and peer learning
  • Industry relevant programmes with a focus on hands-on learning through real-life projects